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Ayrshire North and Arran

2010 Results:
Conservative: 7212 (15.64%)
Labour: 21860 (47.4%)
Liberal Democrat: 4630 (10.04%)
SNP: 11965 (25.95%)
Socialist Labour: 449 (0.97%)
Majority: 9895 (21.45%)

2005 Results:
Labour: 19417 (43.9%)
Conservative: 8121 (18.4%)
SNP: 7938 (18%)
Liberal Democrat: 7264 (16.4%)
Other: 1465 (3.3%)
Majority: 11296 (25.6%)

Boundary changes prior to 2005 election: Name of seat changed from Cunninghame North.

2001 Result
Conservative: 6666 (19.7%)
Labour: 15571 (46%)
Liberal Democrat: 3060 (9%)
SNP: 7173 (21.2%)
Other: 1346 (4%)
Majority: 8398 (24.8%)

1997 Result
Conservative: 9647 (23.5%)
Labour: 20686 (50.3%)
Liberal Democrat: 2271 (5.5%)
SNP: 7584 (18.4%)
Referendum: 440 (1.1%)
Other: 501 (1.2%)
Majority: 11039 (26.8%)

No Boundary Changes:

Profile:

portraitCurrent MP: Katy Clark(Labour) (more information at They work for you)

2010 election candidates:
portraitPhilip Lardner (Conservative)
portraitKaty Clark(Labour) (more information at They work for you)
portraitGillian Cole-Hamilton (Liberal Democrat)
portraitPatricia Gibson (SNP)
portraitLouisa McDaid (Socialist Labour)

2001 Census Demographics

Total 2001 Population: 93235
Male: 47.3%
Female: 52.7%
Under 18: 23.3%
Over 60: 23.1%
Born outside UK: 2.3%
White: 99.4%
Asian: 0.2%
Other: 0.2%
Christian: 70.2%
Full time students: 0%
Graduates 16-74: 16.3%
No Qualifications 16-74: 35.5%
Owner-Occupied: 63.5%
Social Housing: 28.3% (Council: 23.6%, Housing Ass.: 4.8%)
Privately Rented: 4.7%
Homes without central heating and/or private bathroom: 4.2%

NB - The constituency guide is now archived and is no longer being updated. It will be replaced by a new guide in 2013, once the fate of the boundary review is finally settled.